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Ferruccio Ferrazzi, Il Tevere da via Ripetta
Type
Painting
Subject
Landscape
 
 
 
Date
1915
Material and technique
oil on canvas
 
 
 
Measurements
136 x 103 cm
Compiler
Antonio Del Guercio
 
 
 
Description
The view of the Tiber from via Ripetta is constructed on perspective flight that plunges from a balcony towards the river, in a series of swirls of volumes formed by the houses giving onto a horizon that coincides with the limits of the city. Warm swaths, offered by the sun, contrast with the dull green of the trees lining the Tiber.
The painting is dated 1915, when the experience of Ferrazzi’s trip to Paris in 1912 had yielded its full fruit: from the relationship between light and colour to the lesson of Cubism, which, though re-articulated in the spirit of figurative evidence, nonetheless makes its presence felt in the strong plastic aggregation of the volumes.
Il Tevere da via Ripetta
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